Jamaican Jerk Pheasant with Coconut Rice

“Jerk is Jamaica to the bone, aromatic and smoky, sweet but insistently hot. All of its traditional ingredients grow in the island’s lush green interior: fresh ginger, thyme and scallions; Scotch bonnet peppers; and the sweet wood of the allspice tree, which burns to a fragrant smoke.” ~Julia Moskin I am a bit addicted to […]

Guinness Elk Stew: The Luck of the Irish

“There is a charm in making a stew, to the unaccustomed cook, from the excitement of wondering what the result will be, and whether any flavour save that of onions will survive the competition in the mixture.” ~ Annie Besant Many take the term “luck of the Irish” to mean a wish of good fortune, […]

Pheasant Marsala Meatballs

“I love my old bird dog. I like to watch him run.” ~ Crossin Dixon “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” everyone has heard the saying. Normally I tend to agree. I have a thirteen-year-old yellow lab and she has no desire to even perform her old tricks, much less learn any new […]